Dr. Thomas Berenberg, MD

Dr. Thomas Berenberg, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
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Dr. Thomas Berenberg, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Waterbury, CT. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 9 years.Read his story

1201 W Main St Ste 100

Waterbury, CT 06708

Contact Information

(203) 597-9100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Retina Diseases
more than 83% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
more than 80% of peers
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Berenberg's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Berenberg "Thomas L. Berenberg, MD Dr. Thomas Berenberg, a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous, received his undergraduate degree from Duke University. He completed a research award fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, studying cancer treatment vaccines before going on to receive his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. After completing his residency in the Department of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City, he stayed on at Weill Cornell to pursue advanced fellowship training in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery. Dr. Berenberg has a particular interest in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of diabetic retinal diseases, macular degeneration, retinal vascular disease, retinal tears, and retinal detachments. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and presented his work at multiple national meetings. In addition, Dr. Berenberg has volunteered internationally in China, South America, and India, educating local physicians on medical and surgical care."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Berenberg "- Putting patients first

- Using the best technology and the latest literature to guide your care

- Explaining in straightforward language what we are treating and why

- Giving you and your family the best possible outcomes"



  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Intravitreal Injection
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Berenberg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berenberg's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berenberg to family and friends
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Berenberg's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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Dr. Berenberg performs his profession with consideration and care. He takes the time to explain procedures and options and makes eye contact as he does so. His voice is calm and even. I trust Dr. Berenberg completely, which eases the fears I would have. I recommend him most highly.
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Called the Eye Care Group with a possible retina issue. Within 90 minutes I saw Dr. Berenberg who is one of the vitreous/retina specialists. He meticulously examined my eye and confirmed that there tears in the retina from vitreous detachment. He patiently explained the problem and my options,...more
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Thank you Marc! I'm so glad that you're doing well. I'm also very happy that you appreciated our staff and felt well treated from start to finish. Wishing you the best. Sincerely, Dr. B
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Berenberg accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
    Connecticare POS
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Berenberg has admitting privileges

Saint Mary's Hospital
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Yale - New Haven Hospital
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New Haven, CT 06510
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